Charles Barkley gives $250K to online black history course

March 31, 2018 in Sports

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) – Charles Barkley has donated $250,000 toward educating Mississippi and Alabama high school students about African-American history. The Commercial Appeal of Memphis, Tennessee reported Thursday the basketball […]

Tougaloo defeats Alcorn to step into history books

March 29, 2018 in Sports

chopsports For the first time in Tougaloo Bulldogs baseball history, the team has a winning record with 12 wins and 11 loses. While there is more season to play, the […]

Miss St beats UCLA 89-73 to reach second straight Final Four

March 25, 2018 in Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mississippi State’s Vic Schaefer was in no hurry to talk about returning to the Final Four, instead spending the first few minutes on the dais […]

Loyola’s run shines light on barrier-breaking ’63 title team

March 25, 2018 in Sports

By ANDREW SELIGMAN CHICAGO (AP) — Under the bright lights of the popping flashbulbs, Jerry Harkness grasped the magnitude of the moment. There he was on that day in March […]

Mississippi State routs NC State 71-57 to reach Elite 8

March 24, 2018 in Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — North Carolina State tried to push Teaira McCowan off the block, then tried double-teaming the Mississippi State star, before ultimately trying to deny her the […]

What If?

March 22, 2018 in Sports

chopsports Last week, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament had upset upon upset upon upset. After 136 games in tournament history, a 16th seeded team finally defeated a number 1 seeded […]

The last roars are for Rory McIlroy at Bay Hill

March 18, 2018 in Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The connection Rory McIlroy had with Arnold Palmer was strong even before he delivered a Sunday charge that would have made the King proud. McIlroy first […]

Olive Branch’s D.J. Jeffries commits to Kentucky

March 15, 2018 in Sports

chopsports Fresh off his first state championship, D.J. Jeffries committed Monday night to the Universityof Kentucky. Jeffries had narrowed his college selections down to Kentucky, Alabama and Missississippi State. Many […]